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American White Pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)

American White Pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
Title
American White Pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
Date 
c. 1831
Medium 
Watercolor, graphite, gouache, black ink, and pastel with scraping and touches of glazing on paper, laid on card
Dimensions 
Paper: 25 7/8 x 38 5/8 in. (65.7 x 98.1 cm) Mat: 39 x 53 in. (99.1 x 134.6 cm)
Description 
Adult
Credit Line 
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Object Number 
1863.18.36
Gallery Label 
The background flora has been identified as
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group